Found October 19, 2013 on Mets360.com:
As we watch the Mets off-season 40-Man Roster take shape and as we watch the outfielder discussions regarding Jacoby Ellsbury, Carlos Beltran, and Shin-Soo Choo (amongst others) take place, we need to also be aware that the Mets are going to be looking at shortstops too. What if the team looked within the organization next Spring? Could Wilfredo Tovar beat out Ruben Tejada for the starting shortstop spot? Tovar took over the shortstop at the major league level at the tail-end of this season. He only played in a handful of games but could he make the permanent jump from Double-AA Binghamton to CitiField? He’s only 22 but he is in his sixth pro-season (all with the Mets). He is known for his defense and not his bat. He has plus speed; he stole 13 bases in the minors this year and added one more during his short audition for the parent club. In the minors, he put up a slashline of .263/.323/.340. At Binghamton, his fielding percentage was .981. We can’t really gauge the fu...
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